Florida Tech Hosts Climate Change Lecture

MELBOURNE, FLA. — The Space Coast Science Education Alliance presents “Climate Change: Past, Present and Future” at Florida Tech on Tuesday, Oct. 28, from 7
to 8 p.m.

There is no charge for the lecture, which takes place in the Evans Library Pavilion, Room P133, on the east side of the building.

The speaker is Mark Bush, Ph.D., professor of biology and head of the university’s department of biological sciences. A well-known researcher in climate
change, Bush probes events such as the influence of El Niño-Southern Oscillation and mega-droughts on natural and human communities. Among the geographical
areas he studies are Guatemala, Amazonia, the Andes of Peru and Ecuador, and the Galapagos Islands. He is author of Ecology of a Changing Planet and
Tropical Rainforest Responses to Climatic Change.

Bush will gear his presentation toward the adult learner; high school and college-level students are encouraged to attend. Refreshments will be served at
6:30 p.m.

For more information contact David Cook at (321) 674-8126, or at dcook@fit.edu.

This lecture is part of the Space Coast Science Education Alliance Speakers Series.

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